The Exodus: God in action
Of all the mighty events that the Hebrews claimed God did in their history, this one event, God's deliveranceof the children of Israel from egyptian slavery, stands out as the MAIN EVENT in Hebrew history. This event descrobes most succinctly the character of God. God acts to deliver them from oppression.
The Tenth Plague
The Plague of death. A story about which god is most powerful.. pharoah is the god of the egyptians, and yahweh the god of the hebrews.
Blood on the outside doorpost: (lambs blood on doorpost = Israelites) this was a sign of obedience and trust.
Symbolic Meal (first passover meal): - bitter herbs/ no leftovers
- eaten in haste (unleavened bread and dressed to travel)
(this points to Jesus)
aka "ROYAL PARTNERSHIP"
this is where the 10 commandments came into play. ( on arrow diagram)
Led the israelites out of Sinail wilderness, across the Jordan river and into the land of canaan.
one of the finest judges to ever lead the the tribes of israel. (when the leaders decided it was time for a king they approached Samuel to help them)
one of Davids best soldiers. Husband to Bathsheeba.
He was killed, by being placed on the frontlines of battle. This was to cover up David knocking up Bathsheeba.
Davids son. He succeeded David and temporarily ruled effectively yet he too even more blatantly failed to serve God and Gods people. Rather, he served his own self centered hunger for power and wealth.
during the period of destruction and national grief the prophet Jeremiah challenged the Babylonian exiles with a 3 fold message.